marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

along the road

So the heroine is trekking along the road. . . .

It lends itself to an episodic plot, especially as the main character is the only continuing one.

The worst of it is that the full links between some of those episodes are secret, to be revealed later.

Which means I have to make it look plausible now without that.  Because the danger of leaving it hanging is that it looks like bad writing, or (at best) stunningly clumsy foreshadowing.

Tags: foreshadowing, narrative drive, plotting

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